The Cabinet of New Zealand has approved new regulations on mining health and safety, which will come into force on 16 December with transitional arrangements.
8 December 2013
5 December 2013
Brazilian mining giant Vale seeks to divest an approximately 15% to 20% stake in its coal operations, as well as projects and mines in Australia and Mozambique, as part of...
28 October 2013
Consol Energy has agreed to sell all five of its longwall coal mines in West Virginia to a subsidiary of Murray Energy for $3.5bn.
24 October 2013
London Mining has secured a 30-year exploitation licence for its Isua iron ore project in Greenland, Denmark.
23 October 2013
UK-based mining and exploration firm Firestone Diamonds has increased the diamond values at its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho, South Africa.
22 October 2013
The former UK Coal mining company has been fined £200,000 after admitting a catalogue of serious safety failings that led to the death of a miner at Kellingley Colliery in...
16 October 2013
Exploration and development firm Pangolin Diamonds has discovered what it claims to be one of the largest kimberlite pipes in the world at its Tsabong North project, in Botswana.
15 October 2013
Mining major Rio Tinto has opened the $2bn extension of its Kestrel coal mine in central Queensland, Australia.
10 October 2013
Mining major BHP Billiton has completed the second stage of the Groote Eylandt (Gemco) expansion project in Australia.
1 October 2013
Five of the UK’s top banks have come under fire for funding the Indonesian coal boom, which campaigners say is destroying the environment and threatening communities in Borneo, according to...